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  • UCLA to pay $500,000 settlement in judge's police brutality claim

    UCLA to pay $500,000 settlement in judge's police brutality claim
    UCLA has agreed to pay $500,000, including $350,000 in scholarships, to settle a claim by a prominent African American judge over alleged mistreatment and racial profiling by campus police during a traffic stop last year, officials announced Friday. Los...
  • Sarah Palin vs. President Obama: Are Republicans the losers?

    Sarah Palin vs. President Obama: Are Republicans the losers?
    For a few political cycles now, Republican leaders have strained to distance themselves from some in their midst and focus on the basics to secure and extend their power in Washington: The less-than-sweeping economic recovery and President Obama’s...
  • Mississippi coach, wife indicted for sex with underage girl

    (Reuters) - A grand jury indicted a Mississippi girl's softball coach and his pregnant wife on Friday on charges they engaged in oral sex with a 15-year-old player on his team, according to authorities and court records. Michael Porter, 27, the former...
  • Jury Fails To Reach Verdict In Hartford Murder Case

    HARTFORD — A Hartford man accused of felony murder, home invasion and other charges will be back in court later this month, after a jury that heard the evidence against him failed to reach a verdict on those charges. Craig Johnson, 29, was found...
  • New York man who threatened ex-President Bush gets house arrest

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man arrested for threatening to kill former President George W. Bush was sentenced to six months of home confinement on Friday. Benjamin Smith, who pleaded guilty in April to a gun possession charge, was arrested in...
  • The Eight Things I Learned In Jail

    If you haven't been keeping up with the local news, I'm the "professor arrested and promoted while in prison." Over the last year, due to a concatenation of bad luck and even worse judgment, I spent portions of my summer and spring break in a "pre-trial...
  • Navy SEAL bar fight never happened, Jesse Ventura testifies

    ST. PAUL, Minn. Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura testified Friday that the fight in which he supposedly was decked by an outraged Navy SEAL in a California bar never happened. Ventura showed his emotional and pugnacious sides during his first...
  • Suspect in slaying of handyman agrees to psychiatric evaluation

    After months of delays, a homeless man accused of killing a 54-year-old Costa Mesa resident has agreed to talk to court-appointed psychologists who will evaluate whether he's fit to stand trial, according to his lawyer. Christopher Leovy, 34, is...
  • Silver Lake to pay $29.5 million in LBO collusion settlement

    (Reuters) - Silver Lake Partners LP has agreed to pay $29.5 million to settle a lawsuit that accused several large private equity firms of conspiring not to outbid each other on takeovers prior to the financial crisis. The settlement was disclosed in a...
  • Osceola Clerk Armando Ramirez faces whistle-blower lawsuit

     Osceola Clerk Armando Ramirez faces whistle-blower  lawsuit
    The former staff lawyer for Osceola County Clerk of Court Armando Ramirez filed a lawsuit this week accusing the clerk of routinely destroying public records, misusing public funds, falsifying payroll and improperly hiring relatives. Attorney Adam...
  • Florida redistricting ruling could be felt for decades

    Florida redistricting ruling could be felt for decades
    TALLAHASSEE -- Central Florida's political geography could be scrambled thanks to a court's ruling that the Legislature's congressional maps tilted too far to help elect Republicans. The fallout could be felt for years as a precedent-setter for future...